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Dr. Sujay Patel

Dr. Sujay Patel completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Queen’s University, a Medical Degree at University College Dublin and a Psychiatric Residency at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He received his FRCP (C) designation in Psychiatry in 2008. He is also a board certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME).


He has trained in well-known psychiatric training facilities around the world such as the Maudsley Hospital (London England), Mayo Clinic (Minnesota), the National Institute of Psychiatry (Mexico City), and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University (Boston).


He has had an inpatient and outpatient practice since 2008, which focuses on acute and chronic general psychiatry treating mood, anxiety, substance use and psychotic disorders. His interest and experience is varied and include areas such as Medical Leadership, Rehabilitation, Legal Medicine, Collaborative Care, Pain Medicine and Acquired Brain Injury. He is currently a consultant to the Kitchener-Waterloo Acquired Brain Injury Program.


He has been a consultant for the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). He was an appointed adjudicator for legal cases appearing before the Consent and Capacity Board (CCB) of Ontario. He is a practice assessor for the medical licensing body (the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario) as well as an Investigating Medical Coroner for the province of Ontario. He is also one of the bestdoctors.com specialists as well as an assessor for Homewood Health Centre’s WSIB (Workplace Safety & Insurance Board) program. Additionally, he is a certified assessor with the United States of America Veteran Evaluation Services.


He is a Co-Founder of ‘Mental Health Without Borders’, a non-profit organization focused on global mental health. Through this involvement, he has led humanitarian aid missions to Guyana (South America) as an educator and advisor to the Ministry of Health.


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